Texas Cancer Information
Find the information you want ― get the resources you need.
Texas Cancer Information (TCI), at https://www.texascancer.info, can help you connect with the cancer information or services you need. TCI is a website that connects patients, caregivers, the general public, health care policy planners, physicians and other health professionals with reliable online cancer information – all at no cost.
Texas Cancer Information is leading efforts to ease the burden of cancer for Texans. We gather, organize and deliver the latest information to empower Texans with the knowledge needed to reduce the impact of cancer.
TCI will help you find resources in your area for cancer treatment, recovery and support. Best of all, our website is free - free to look for services and free to be listed as a service provider. TCI can help you with needs such as
- Where do I go if I am uninsured or have a low income?
- I want to find a cancer physician.
- I want to find a hospital.
- I want to find a cancer treatment center.
- I want to find a hospice.
- Where can I get a mammogram?
- Where can I get screened for colon cancer?
- Where can I get screened for skin cancer?
- How can I prevent cancer?
Cancer patients and survivors can find information related to the following needs
- I want to find a support group.
- I want to find help with transportation, housing or finances.
- I want to find local/community resources for cancer survivors.
- I want to find out more about cancer survivorship.
TCI provides easy access to cancer-related demographics and statistics for Texas and its regions. In this section you will find links to cancer incidence, cancer mortality and age-adjusted rates, population, poverty rates and health insurance coverage in the state.
The Office of Health Policy (OHP) at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center administers and performs several cancer prevention and control programs funded through multiple sources, including the 1115 Medicaid Transformation Waiver and the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Visit the links, below, to learn more about OHP programs in the following areas of cancer prevention and control, as well as cancer control topics.
- Breast Cancer Screening
- Colorectal Cancer Screening & Coalition
- HPV Vaccine & HPV-Associated Cancers
- Improving Survivor Services
- Skin Cancer Prevention & Screening
- Tobacco Use Prevention & Cessation
- Cancer Health Coalitions
- Guides for Comprehensive Cancer Control
- Funding Sources for Comprehensive Cancer Control
Find online materials and continuing education programs for physicians, nurses, social workers and other health professionals and learn about upcoming cancer summits.
Texas Cancer Information was established in 1986 and is managed by the Office of Health Policy at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.